November 8, 2017

SHI 11/8/17: Why Columbus Really Left Spain

  OK, you’re right.   I made that up.  🙂 But in a brand-new blog post by Paul Schmelzing, entitled “Global real interest rates since 1311,” we […]
November 1, 2017

SHI 11/1/17: Below the Radar

  The verdict is in:  The SHI failed miserably to accurately predict third quarter, 2017, GDP growth.    But the SHI had plenty of company:   The […]
October 25, 2017

SHI: 10/25/14 Recession Talk

  Could they be right?  Can the simple passage of time cause cause a recession?   We’ve covered this topic before, but its worth another look. […]
October 18, 2017

SHI: 10/18/17 Rent or Buy, Prices are Steep

  At its essence, economics usually boils down to ‘supply’ and ‘demand.’ If an item’s supply outstrips demand, prices fall.   Sometimes far beyond expectation.  And […]